Bob Fass interviews members of the cast of the musical Doonesbury. Director Jacques Levy and actors Laura Dean and Keith Szarabajka are in the studio; actors Albert Macklin and Gary Beach phone into the show. Recording also includes selections from the musical. The cast discuss how they each came to be involved in the production of the musical and the difficulties in adapting the long-running cartoon strip to the Broadway stage. Dean explains what her character, Boopsie, is like. Songs edited... Source: WBAI
Part 2 of Bob Fass' interview with the cast and director of the Broadway musical Doonesbury. Reathel Bean joins in the discussion by phone. Fass plays man-on-the-street commentary by people who enjoyed the musical. Each cast member explains what they think the musical is about. Fass plays a tape of composer Liz Swados talking about her compositional process for Doonesbury and Levy talks about the show's family-friendliness.Music edited out of program. Source: WBAI
Part 3 of Bob Fass' interview with the cast of the Broadway musical Doonesbury. Fass and Levy takes phone calls from listeners. Levy explains how the actors had to imbue the cartoon characters they represent on stage with human qualities.Music edited out of program. Sound quality varies. Source: WBAI
Talk Nation Radio for October 14, 2009 Dahr Jamail Lecture at ECSU on Reinventing Journalism in a Time of War Special thanks to Promoting Enduring Peace, and Professor Helma De Vries, Political Science Dept., at ECSU, Eastern Connecticut State University, in Willimantic, CT, who coordinated the event where Dahr Jamail spoke. Thanks also to Eastern Connecticut State University, their technical division, staff, and the human rights group on campus, for welcoming Dahr Jamail for this taped event.... Topics: Dahr Jamail lecture, ECSU, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, Promoting...
Talk Nation Radio for December 22, 2010 Dahr Jamail on BP then Veterans with Military Sexual Trauma His latest reports to Al Jazeera We hear about Jamailâs most recent reports to Al Jazeera on the BP oil spill in the gulf and illnesses that are starting to become life threatening for residents. Plus Military Sexual Trauma in the Military. TRT:29:02 Produced by Dori Smith in Storrs, CT Airing on WHUS Radio FM 91.7 Wed. 5 PM Music by Fritz Heede (Coming up extended interviews with the Yale Law... Topics: Dahr Jamail, BP, Dispersant, Military Sexual Trauma, U.S. Military, Pentagon, DOD, women and men...
Dahr Jamail on Iraq War Vet Marc Hall, Court Martialed over his Stop Loss Song Talk Nation Radio for February 17, 2010 Produced by Dori Smith TRT:29:47 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here if you are a member or try Archive.org and Radio4all.net for free downloads. Weâre joined by journalist Dahr Jamail, author of Beyond the Green Zone, Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq. Heâs been on tour with his latest book, The Will to Resist, Soldiers who Refuse to Fight in Iraq... Topics: Dahr Jamail, Iraq War veteran jailed for singing against Stop Loss after being stop-lossed, Stop...
Talk Nation Radio for October 22, 2009 Dahr Jamail at ECSU, Eastern CT State University, Independent Journalism in a Time of War TRT: 29:42 Produced by Dori Smith Download at Pacifica's Audioport, Radio4all.net and Archive.org Journalist Dahr Jamail spoke at ECSU, Eastern Connecticut State University, in Willimantic, Connecticut before a crowd of several hundred students, professors, and members of the general public at an event marking the UN's International Day of Peace, September 21, 2009.... Topics: Dahr Jamail, ECSU, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic Connecticut, talk, reinventing...
Talk Nation Radio for August 19, 2010 WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP PAKISTANI'S HELP THEMSELVES And, Fishermen turn whistle blower to expose extensive use of dispersant, and continued presence of massive amounts of oil in Gulf of Mexico. Dahr Jamail, Gulf Seafood Not Safe, and Idrees Kamal, Pakistani Aid Efforts Need US Help Journalist Dahr Jamail talks about shocking report from Gulf of Mexico in Inter Press Service News and Truthout.org and Idrees Kamal describes their small but effective aid... Topics: Seafood from Gulf of Mexico not safe, chemical dispersants, corexit, Dahr Jamail, on his...
Talk Nation Radio for the week of March 2, 2011 Dahr Jamail, Uprisings and Oil in the Middle East Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT TRT: 29:00 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org International journalist Dahr Jamail joins us to talk about the uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa. We talk about Libya, as neocons like former Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz and Senator John McCain urge the White House to take military action there. Two US... Topics: Dahr Jamail, Al Jazeera English, Inter Press Service News, media and uprisings in Middle East, oil...
DALE MINOR'S REPORT: THE BATTLE FOR HUE - A news report on the Tet offensive. BROADCAST: KPFA, 18-20 February 1968. Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. Recorded by WBAI reporters in Vietnam, 1968. BB1326 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: tet, vietnam, pacifica, minor, hue
The man who leaked the Pentagon Papers, the U.S. military's account of activities during the Vietnam War, to the New York Times is speaking at the annual dinner of Physicians for Social Responsibility in Sacramento this weekend. Today on Insight, Daniel Ellsberg talks about his experience as a social activist. Plus Dr. Harry Wang tells you what the Physicians for Social Responsibility is all about. Actor Ed Asner tells you about the clean money initiative. Local author Chris Enss tells you... Topics: Pentagon leak, Vietnam war, Danile Ellsberg, Dr. Harry Wang, Physicians for Social Responsibility,...
Guitarist/singer-songwriter David Bromberg plays WBAI's Free Music Store with his band the Fabulous Torpedoes, consisting of Steve Burgh, bass and vocals; Doris Abrahams, vocals and guitar; "Blind Erik Flatpick" Frandsen, vocals and guitar; Jeff Gutcheon, piano and vocals; Kenny Kosek, fiddle and vocals; Andy Statman, mandolin; and Gary Sun Luck, congas. WBAI's Barbara Oka and Dan Kavanaugh introduce the program. In the first part of this program, the band performs Hardworkin' John,... Topics: MUSIC, Folk music, Bromberg, David
Guitarist/singer-songwriter David Bromberg plays WBAI's Free Music Store with his band the Fabulous Torpedoes, consisting of Steve Burgh, bass and vocals; Doris Abrahams, vocals and guitar; "Blind Erik Flatpick" Frandsen, vocals and guitar; Jeff Gutcheon, piano and vocals; Kenny Kosek, fiddle and vocals; Andy Statman, mandolin; and Gary Sun Luck, congas. Part 2 of this recording begins with fiddle tunes with Bromberg on mandolin, Last song for Shelby Jean, Ugly hour, Dark hollow,... Topics: MUSIC, Folk music, Bromberg, David
Guitarist/singer-songwriter David Bromberg plays WBAI's Free Music Store with his band the Fabulous Torpedoes, consisting of Steve Burgh, bass and vocals; Doris Abrahams, vocals and guitar; "Blind Erik Flatpick" Frandsen, vocals and guitar; Jeff Gutcheon, piano and vocals; Kenny Kosek, fiddle and vocals; Andy Statman, mandolin; and Gary Sun Luck, congas. Part 3 of this recording features performances of The hold-up, One more time Rosie, Hats off America, The place I used to call my... Topics: MUSIC, Folk music, Bromberg, David
Talk Nation Radio for 11-19-2010 Dave Lindorff takes our National Pulse on Key Issues TRT: 29:15 Produced by Dori Smith in Storrs, CT Volatile markets, challenges to the Obama administration's hard won health care policy, and new concerns about social security. Journalist and author David Lindorff joins us to take the national pulse on these and other issues. We'll look at America's economic health, and consider what if any good or bad change may be coming during the second half of the Obama... Topics: Obama administration, next two years, what changes should we anticipate, Mumia abu-Jamal case, Dave...
Dave van Ronk and Patrick Sky perform at WBAI's Free Music Store with special guest Phil Ochs on April 21, 1973. The evening is introduced by WBAI's Steve Rathe. The three guitarists switch off performances throughout the evening. Songs played on Part 1 of this recording include Frankie and Johnny, Casey Jones, Flower lady, [song by Patrick Sky about jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge], You ain't so such a much, Pretty smart on my part, Ramblin' hunchback, The legend of the dead soldier, and... Topics: Folk music, Ochs, Phil, Van Ronk, Dave, Sky, Patrick
Dave van Ronk and Patrick Sky perform at WBAI's Free Music Store with special guest Phil Ochs on April 21, 1973. Songs featured on Part 2 on this recording are Giovanni Montini, 219 train, [unknown song by Patrick Sky], Joe Hill, Pastures of plenty, and Luang prabang. Produced by Cathy Cohen. Hosted by Steve Rathe. This recording was formerly cataloged as AZ1337B. Topics: Folk music, Ochs, Phil, Van Ronk, Dave
Sacramento news anchors Dave Walker and Lois Hart hosted CNN's first broadcast 25 years ago today. Host Jeffrey Calison speaks with Dave and Lois about pioneering the world's first all-news cable network. Longtime traffic reporter and Sacramento radio personality Commander Bill Eveland retired in February 2005. He brought Sacramentans traffic reports on KFBK and its sister FM combo (KAER then KGBY) since 1979. Commander Bill's live reports from the cockpit of a black Cessna 177 (the Blackbird)... Topics: Dave Walker, Lois Hart, CNN, Bill Eveland, KFBK, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Talk Nation Radio for January 7, 2009 David Bacon on How Globalization Creates Immigration and Criminalizes Immigrants TRT: 29:50 music fades 10 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here if you are a member here or use Radio4all.net and Archive.org. Music by Fritz Heede David Bacon is author of the book, Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Immigration and Criminalizes Immigrantsâ. He documents labor, migration and globalization, and has written for the Nation, The American Prospect, The... Topics: David Bacon, on his book, Illegal People, How Globalization Creates Immigration and Criminalizes...
Mr. and Mrs. David Harris and the resistance, interviewed by Bill Garroway. David Harris and Joan Baez discuss Harris' impending trial for draft evasion. Recorded at the Troubadour, Los Angeles; Broadcast on KFPK 24 May, 1968. (53 min) BB4590 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: baez, draft, resistance, war, vietnam, harris, pacifica
David Mas Masumoto, a third-generation San Joaquin Valley farmer, ruminates on the nature of growing grapes and peaches, and saving a way of life, in his memoir "Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm." This segment of Insight originally aired October 6, 2005. Anything goes in "Anton in Show Business," when a self-absorbed television actress, an off-off-Broadway thespian, and a naive theater novice come together in a doomed run of a Chekhov play in Texas. Two... Topics: David Mas Masumoto, Satirizing Show Biz, KXJZ, Sacramento public radio
This week's Sprouts: David Rovics: News and History in Song An interview with David Rovics about his writing and the meaning in his songs. Produced by Dori Smith, Talk Nation Radio, Storrs, CT Left KU Channel Thursday, October 22, 2009 3PM EST TRT: 28:47 Download after October 21 as broadcast quality .mp3: http://audioport.org Under Weekly Shows Or use search work "Sprouts" Sound file: "Sprouts: David Rovics: News and History in Son"... Topics: David Rovics, Pacifica, Sprouts, Dori Smith, Songs about farmers, under reported news, and history,...
Talk Nation Radio for October 6, 2011 David Swanson, Liberty Plaza DC Occupation Arrives Author, activist, organizer, on the ever expanding OccupywallStreet movement and www.october2011.org in Washington D.C. at Liberty Plaza, near KStreet and the seat of both U.S. governmental power and Washington lobbying cartels. The occupation of Wall Street has expanded and now includes dozens of American cities. We spoke with David Swanson as activists arrived in Freedom Plaza. We talk about the movement... Topics: David Swanon, Occupy Wall Street, Liberty Plaza, Liberty Square, Liberty Park, New York City,...
Erika Seastrom, a member for 20 years of the Printers Union, describes her life working under terrible conditions in an almost entirely male trade. Seastrom describes the working conditions in New York City print shops, the extreme health hazards to employees, and the way in which she was harassed by men because she wore a skirt to work.Contains sensitive language. Contains recorded music. Source: WBAI
Erika Seastrom, a member for 20 years of the Printers Union, describes her life working under terrible conditions in an almost entirely male trade. Seastrom discusses her start in the printing business, the sexism she confronted on the job, her attempts to join the union, and working conditions in New York City print shops. She reads an excerpt from her unpublished autobiography, Dear brother Erika. Contains sensitive language.Contains recorded music. Source: WBAI
Aircheck of the Firesign Theater program "Dear Friends: Let's Eat." Firesign Theater is an American comedy group which consists of Phil Austin (Nick Danger), Philip Proctor, Peter Bergman, and David Ossman. Source: KPFK
The 99.5 Radio Theatre partnered with Theatre Genesis to present this new play to WBAI listeners. *Degrees*, by George Birimisa, was first produced in 1966 by the Off-Off-Broadway group at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bouwerie, and was adapted for 99.5 Radio Theatre by George Birimisa and Charles Lewis. The play deals with the tangled situation confronted by a young New York doctor, his roommate, and a girl. Patrick Sullivan plays Dr. Robert Ginsburg, Dan Leech is the roommate Louie, and Judy Wood... Topics: Radio plays, George Birimisa, St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.)
From voter registration to the reliability of electronic balloting, experts tell you about the challenges of getting to Election Day. Our guests include a registrar, an electronic voting expert, California's Secretary of State, a state senator, and activists. Topics: Democracy, Election Day, Voting, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
In a Democracy Now! exclusive, rising movie star and Tenacious D bandmember Jack Black speaks about Hollywood politics and his new documentary, 60 Spins Around the Sun, about comedian/activist Randy Credico. ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Democracy Now Source: Telephone interview
* Headlines for September 13, 2004 * Up to 110 Dead in Iraq in One of the Bloodiest Days of U.S. Occupation * Iraqi Activist Yanar Mohammed - "U.S. Troops Have To Leave Now And We Will Take Care Of Iraq" * Leading Muslim Scholar Tariq Ramadan Denied U.S. Visa to Teach at Notre Dame * Afghan Women's Rights Activist and Loya Jirga Member Malalai Joya Discusses Continuing Violence and Upcoming Elections in Afghanistan Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Zapatista Leaders Received An Exuberant Welcome Yesterday in Oaxaca, As They Headed Towardthe Nation’s Capital to Demand Civil, Economic and Cultural Rights The two-week trip is the first time the rebel leader, Subcomandante Marcos, has emerged publicly from the southernstate of Chiapas since the Zapatistas swept into San Cristobal on New Year’s morning in 1994. * Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All American Meal An epidemic of hoof and mouth disease in Britain is spreading fear...
* Headlines for October 1, 2004 * Robert Fisk on the Presidential Debate, Iraq, Palestine and the International Criminal Court * Kerry Blasts Bush on North Korea, Pledges Direct Negotiations if Elected * Candidates Briefly Debate Sudan Policy But Where Was the Discussion of the Coup in Haiti? Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines for April 2, 2004 * Ex-Bush National Security Council Member: How Bush Bungled The War on Terror * Quagmire in Iraq: U.S. Casualties Up To 11,700 Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines For January 2, 2004 * Haiti 1804-2004: Tens of Thousands Mark Bicentennial of Haitian Revolution * The Zapatista Uprising 1994-2004: A Look At How An Indigenous Rebel Group From Chiapas Took on Mexico and Corporate Globalization Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines for July 2, 2004 * "You May Rejoice, I Must Mourn" - Fredrick Douglass' Fourth of July Oration * Juan Gonzalez on Media, Racism and the Role of Third World Journalists Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines for December 3, 2004 * New Ohio Vote Tallies Question Legitimacy of Election * Oil-for-Food Scandal: U.S.-Led Attack on the UN or Proof of Corruption That Could Take Down Kofi Annan? * Growing Up in the Weather Underground: A Father and Son Tell Their Story Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines for October 3, 2003 * Arnold Forced to Admit He Behaved Badly Towards Women and Deny Reports That He Admired Hitler * Nearly 1,000 Immigrant Workers Arrive in New York to End Cross-Country Freedom Rides * Hugo Chavez Says U.S. is Harboring Terrorists Plotting to Assassinate Him * Poet, Author, Priest, Activist Dan Berrigan Remembers His Brother Phil Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines for June 4, 2004 * Imperial America: Gore Vidal Reflects on the United States of Amnesia * Fall Guy for the Bush Regime? CIA Director George Tenet Resigns Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines for December 5, 2003 * The Geneva Peace Accords: A Debate Between Rabbi Michael Lerner, AIPAC and Palestinian professor Naseer Aruri * Despite Increased Post-9/11 Need, Military Fires 37 Arabic Translators For Being Gay * New Study Faults Electronic Voting Machines in Ohio * U.S. Uncovers Weapons of Mass Destruction... In Texas Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines for March 5, 2004 * How to Overthrow A Government Pt. 1: The 1953 U.S. Coup in Iran * How to Overthrow A Government Pt. 2: The 2002 Attempted Coup in Venezuela * Nuyorican Poet Pedro Pietri 1944-2004 * New Paltz, NY Mayor Arrested For Solemnizing Same Sex Marriages * Caribbean Nations Call For UN Investigation on Ouster of Aristide In Haiti ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Fmr. CPA Adviser on Iraq Invasion: "One of the Most Irresponsible Exhibitions of Poor Planning In Recent History" * Headlines for November 5, 2004 * Arafat in Coma "Between Life and Death" * Ballot Initiative to Ease California "Three Strikes Law" Fails to Pass Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
Headlines for September 5, 2003 The Only Spanish [Bush] Speaks When it Comes to Jobs is Hasta La Vista - Democratic Candidates Slam GW in First Ever Bilingual Presidential Debate Ex-World Bank Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz & Public Citizens Lori Wallach Previews Next Weeks WTO Meetings in Cancun How Will Proposed Changes to Overtime Rules Affect Workers? download ogg vorbis audio faster download, higher quality sounddownload mp3 audio Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
* Headlines for August 6, 2004 * Sen. John Kerry Slams President Bush For His Actions on 9/11 * As Sadr Calls Off Truce In Najaf, We Speak With Robert Fisk On How Iraq Is About to Explode * Gen. Colin Powell On Why the U.S. Does Not Say Genocide Is Occurring in the Sudan * NYC Independent Media Center Loses Newsroom Space Weeks Before GOP Convention Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast